Interview with holistic exercise instructor Jean Shapiro, 1986 November 17

Title

Interview with holistic exercise instructor Jean Shapiro, 1986 November 17

Date

1986-11-17

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on November 17, 1986, host Peter Stickel interviews Jean Shapiro, former tennis player and a holistic exercise instructor. Jean talks about the fitness boom in the 1980s that she feels makes people strain too hard, both physically and psychologically. Jean shares her opinion about Richard Simmons' exercise program, as well as other types of aerobic exercise. Jean likes to work specifically with gay men because she finds them joyful.

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Shapiro, Jean; Fitness, health & nutrition; Radio programs; Boston (Mass.); Lesbians; Gay men; Bisexuals; Transgender people

Contributor

Stickel, Peter

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply. Email info@historyproject.org for more information.

Type

Sound

Format

audio/mp3

Identifier

THP-046-BOV-018_19861117

Duration

29:35

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview with holistic exercise instructor Jean Shapiro, 1986 November 17,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed November 13, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/121.

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